Love Actually. Image shows from L to R: Jamie Bennett (Colin Firth), Juliet (Keira Knightley), Billy Mack (Bill Nighy), Natalie (Martine McCutcheon), Harry (Alan Rickman), Sarah (Laura Linney), Daniel (Liam Neeson), Karen (Emma Thompson). Copyright: Working Title Films

Key details

Genre
Film
Released
2003
Stars
Alan Rickman, Olivia Olson, Bill Nighy, Colin Firth, Emma Thompson, Hugh Grant, Laura Linney, Liam Neeson and more
Writers
Richard Curtis and Emma Freud
Director
Richard Curtis
Producers
Duncan Kenworthy, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Debra Hayward and Liza Chasin
Companies

Love Actually follows ten different stories about all types of love: between husband and wife, parent and child, pop-star and manager, brother and sister, and the Prime Minister a member of his staff. And it all takes place just before Christmas.

Additional details

Tagline
Very romantic. Very comedy; Love actually is all around; Coming soon actually; The ultimate romantic comedy; All You Need is Love; It's All About Love... Actually.
UK certificate
15
Duration
135 minutes
UK release
Friday 21st November 2003
Distributors

Universal Pictures

Production
Location
Camera set-up
Single camera
Picture
Colour
Soundtrack
Score composed by Craig Armstrong with songs from Dido, Joni Mitchell and many others.

Website links

Broadcast details

Most recent repeats
  • Saturday 25th December 2021 at 10:40pm on ITV
  • Tuesday 21st December 2021 at 9:00pm on ITV2
  • Friday 10th December 2021 at 9:00pm on ITV2

Recording details

  • Shepperton Studios - Studios
  • Elliot School, Grosvenor Chapel and Heathrow Airport - Interior locations
  • London, Bouches-du-Rhone (Provence) and Marseille (Provence) - Exterior locations

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